The Art of Solo Bass is a jumping off point, a place to glimpse the possibilities of the electric bass. This book examines the use of chords and chord/melody in performance, arranging, composing and the development and exploration of new techniques. From using chords to enhance and embellish your groovin’ bass lines, to developing a comping style to perform with an ensemble and finally to create solo arrangements and compositions for practice and performance. The Art of Solo Bass will open new horizons for you, the bass player. This is a step-by-step tutorial into the techniques, theory and practical application of solo bass. The Art of Solo Bass includes actual arrangements, recordings, notation and tablature to guide you along the way.